Farnoush Banaei-Kahani, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, and a team of researchers have received an NIH R21 award for their proposal “Omics Data Integration to Identify Disease Pathways in COPD.” This is a two-year award for $275K with equal support for the three PIs and up to two post-docs with potential for R01 funding in the next phase.
The team consists of:
- Katerina Kechris (PI), Associate Professor, Biostatistics, Colorado School of Public Health
- Farnoush Banaei-Kashani (Co-PI), Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Colorado Denver
- Russ Bowler (Co-PI), Professor, Precision Medicine, National Jewish Health
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